The changing face of Saltergate

derbyshire magazine, chesterfield fc,

IT is over four years since Chesterfield FC left its old stadium – and it’s over two years since demolition of the old ground started. Now, with just one home left to sell on the new Barratt Homes development there, Robert Falconer looks at the changing face of Saltergate in words and pictures.

FOR MANY GENERATIONS, the word ‘Saltergate’ was synonymous with football, but now it is simply the name of a street near the centre of Chesterfield, with no sign of the old football ground – and no reminders of its long and proud history…